George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Elisha Sheldon, 17 December 1782

Head Quarters 17th Decr 1782


The Dragoon brought me your Letter of the 13 Yesterday.

A Supply of Shirts Sufficient to give each Man two—will be sent here as fast as they can be transported from Philadelphia—Six thousand have already arrived and I only delayed the issue of them till there should be enough here to give each man one however if more do not arrive in a few days I shall order these to be issued by lot—so that the Corps who draw them may have one per man the Clothier has orders to acquaint you the Moment he has your proportion Ready to issue—Shoes may be had on application. I am Sir &c.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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